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Give Two Important Uses of Baking Soda. - Science

Give two important uses of  baking soda.

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Solution

Two important uses of baking soda are:

  • It is used as baking powder. Baking powder is a mixture of baking soda and a mild acid known as tartaric acid. When it is heated or mixed in water, it releases CO2 that makes bread or cake fluffy. 
  • It is used in soda-acid fire extinguishers.
  • It can be used to test the garden soil for acidity. If bubbles are developed then the soil Is too acidic
  •  If used on washing car then it will remove dead bug bodies without damaging the color or the paint on the car.
Concept: Chemicals from Common Salt (Uses of Salt) - Preparation and Uses of Baking Soda
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NCERT Class 10 Science Textbook
Chapter 2 Acids, Bases and Salts
Q 15.2 | Page 35
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